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    Re: TODAY'S GUN TIME

    Sorry. This was a response to an April post about someone who was dissatisfied with their Savage rifle. I should have added the quote. Did not mean to throw it into the middle of your Ruger posts. My...
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    Re: TODAY'S GUN TIME

    I also have a Savage I regret buying. The only gun I have that I am looking to get rid of. Don't want to sell it to anyone though because I know it sucks and wouldn't feel right passing it on. Had it...
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    Re: Sears Selling Craftsman Brand

    PUT A FORK IN SEARS...THEY'RE DONE
    I used to swear by Sears but those days are gone. They were a staple of America. After last several dealings a with them I have gone from swearing by them to...
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    Re: Creosote "eating" logs

    I worked in a hardware store a long time ago that sold CSL logs and I believe the active ingredient was calcium chloride
    Sometimes I would throw calcium chloride into my fires. Don't know if it...
  5. Re: how do you guys fuel your small tractors

    I use a 5 gal can with the cap/spout completely removed. My fill is behind the seat. Just lay the opening of the jug on the edge of the tractor fill and pivot the can up on it. No flow restriction...
  6. Re: Grading Scraper (land plane) - Might be my new favorite attachment

    Oh yeah. That would work great
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    Re: Craiglist attachment score

    Now you need a skid steer:laughing:
  8. Re: Priced out my first york rake job today...

    I think you are better off not doing the job unless you have a reason to travel near there anyway. As someone else pointed out customer (and whoever he talks to about it that you were hoping to get...
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    Re: Harbor Freight Tools that don't suck

    5 hp 60 gal air compressor
    bought a sears air compressor of similar size and when I got it wired up the motor threw a stream of sparks/fire out. Went to them and I wanted to just change the motor...
  10. Re: I think I have screwed up on my Gravel Drive

    The size rock you have described sounds good to me. It sounds like you might just have too much. I have put too much rock on my roads in spots sometimes on purpose then thought I had made a mistake....
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    Re: Harbor Freight Tools that don't suck

    thank you Rick I will go ahead and pick one up and take my chances. I appreciate your response
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    Re: Harbor Freight Tools that don't suck

    AIR COMPRESSOR
    looking for an air compressor that I can do just a little sandblasting with.
    bought a 60 gal 3hp compressor from Sears. was a POS. did not even run brand new. loads of sparks flew...
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    Re: Well pressure tnak issue.

    this is right
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    Re: Revenge of the mailbox

    sadly you are correct
    our post master was telling me when it happened several years ago that someone in the Manassas Virginia route had created one of those concrete filled mailboxes. the drive by...
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    Re: Revenge of the mailbox

    hvac thermal paste would be great for that. I don't know how much it costs but if you get a little on you it seems to go a mile when you are trying to get it off.
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    Re: No Spill Diesel Can that works?

    I get spouts at Tractor Supply for "WATER CANS". They have no gestapo federal required guaranteed spill system built into them. They supply a couple different thread sizes and the vent plug. About...
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    Re: Hustler flip up

    Thanks that is a thought I had also.
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    Re: Potential Danuser Auger Purchase

    that price is not at all unreasonable but last year I wanted a post hole digger and saw 1(Danuser 12in) for 250 on CL and he took 200. when I got home with it I looked again and saw another 1...
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    Tires Re: Calcium Loaded Tires

    FYI one of my friends used water but when the cold part of winter came around it was a real strange unpleasant ride.
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    Tires Re: Calcium Loaded Tires

    I have used calcium chloride in my tractors for 30 years now and had no trouble. The most recent time I had my tires worked on I considered using rimguard but my tire people did not have it and I...
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    Hustler flip up

    Saw the Hustler flip up today and it looks like a good idea. Anyone know of any downsides like deck flexing too much or any kind of weakening of the machine as a result of this option? I am feeling...
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    Buying Advice Re: post hole digger B21

    I have a danuser that my friend used on his Kubota 1750
    looked funny to me but it worked fine
  23. Re: Letting the neighbor borrow your tractor...

    Your situation sounds about as good as you can get for a tractor lending situation. But still don't be surprised if you find yourself looking back on it with regret.
  24. Re: Thinking of buying a tilt trailer, advice please

    What are the functional differences advantages/disadvantages between a full tilt deck vs a partial fixed tilt deck. I.E. load angle, weight distribution, ride etc?
  25. Re: Best place to purchase a used man lift?

    It won't be sitting around 95% of the time. His friends will make sure of that. At least until it breaks.
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    Re: One too many snowstorms for the 1510

    Thanks Aaron
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    Re: One too many snowstorms for the 1510

    is that overrun clutch the same as a PTO slip clutch?
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    Re: Logger walked off the job yesterday.

    Unfortunately I think you are experiencing an all too common woodchuck situation. Also agree that your forester is not doing his job. I have had a couple properties timbered and am always fearful...
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    Re: Whole house water filter systems?

    I have well water that tastes great but leaves calcium deposits on all my fixtures. Looking for a filter that will remove scale or calcium. Already filter for sediment which is fine at times and...
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    Re: Help me decide deckover or low pro

    I have also been looking at about a 20-22ft tilt trailer. I keep being drawn back to a Kauffman but their cost is so much lower I think there must be something wrong with them. I would love the...
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    Re: Funny if you are the one watching

    Thanks Walker1 I will look for same on my unit
  32. Re: Why are Shipping Charges so Expensive?

    DITTO
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    Re: Funny if you are the one watching

    Yes sir that is indeed my next plan. Working a lot of overtime right now though and this project is on the back burner. Thanks for any and all suggestions.
    BTW - like your choice of tractor:)
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    Re: Downsized engines=shorter life?

    I don't understand. Are you trying to say that you don't get something for nothing? You seem to think that a little teeny motor motor running hard as he!! might not last as long as larger motor just...
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    Re: Funny if you are the one watching

    HMMMM now that throws a new twist on the possibilities. I will try to find its location on the machine and hit it with 12 volts and if it moves and which way. If it needs to be energize to allow fuel...
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    Re: Funny if you are the one watching

    I will try to check it out. Not sure exactly how it is supposed to work. Should it energize to open fuel and then close when key is off?
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    Re: Funny if you are the one watching

    I will try to check it out. Not sure exactly how it is supposed to work. Should it energize to open fuel and then close when key is off?
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    Re: Funny if you are the one watching

    The subset of things that I would say and things that are PC seems to be rapidly getting smaller
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    Re: Funny if you are the one watching

    Must have been a 22 because the hole doesn't come all the way through. I haven't dug it out yet. Was pissed off when I found it and didn't investigate further yet.
    he thinks one of his friends is...
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    Funny if you are the one watching

    Thought I would entertain you with my stupidity. I lent my brother a little skid steer years ago (JD375) when I first bought it. For a couple years he used it around his house. I know- guess I didn't...
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    NH 1510 QA

    Looking for inexpensive QA for NH 1510 tractor with TL110 loader. So far looking at quote of 850 for bracket with me installing it. Seems high to me, maybe not. Any suggestions where to look?
    Thanks
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    Re: New Holland TC 40 D

    Is the actual range shifting mechanism jammed or in some way drawing too much amperage when you try to use it?
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    Re: Remanufactured Radiators??

    Bought a new factory radiator for my NH a couple years ago because I hoped for best quality. A few months into it I thought I saw some green discoloration on the back side in the middle but decided...
  44. Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    My buddy had his 4 wheeler in his bed. When he arrived home it was gone. Apparently his tailgate wasn't shut well. We all got a laugh out of that.
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    Re: killing weeds need help.

    I usually use a roundup clone and a surfactant that works pretty good but not quickly. This time i added a product called helfire so I will see if that speeds it up. Like others have said it doesn't...
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    Re: Annoyed by dirt bikers?

    Used to have local punks riding on a piece of property a couple miles from my house. They were the kids of neighbors. I knew I wasn't going to stop them so I caught up with them and explained that...
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    Re: Star Tron

    After having the fuel lines turn to goo on 2 Stihl chain saws, 1 Troybuilt weedeater and a lawn mower I started using Startron in all the gas I keep in gas cans and have had no more of these issues...
  48. Re: Opinons wanted on Craigslist competition

    I bought my NH from a guy doing that on CL (at least that is what I think he was doing). He was from Pittsburgh area and I am in Va. Worked out a deal with him and he had a friend deliver it to me....
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    Re: NH 1530 problem

    Thanks RD
    sounds like a good possibility
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    Re: Retco Trailers

    5000 lbs sounds awful light for a 20ft trailer
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    Re: NH 1530 problem

    that's where i guess we will go with this
    thanks
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    Re: NH 1530 problem

    Thanks Harry
    Sorry about the misinformation about the model number. Think I was confusing the model with the horsepower and also did not listen good enough.
    Any specific information I should gather...
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    Re: NH 1530 problem

    He tells me that after 3 hrs the bucket slows down and gets real jerky and has trouble going up and down and he has to steer with the brakes. I have nopt seen it myself so I will get more info
    I...
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    NH 1530 problem

    My neighbor has NH 1530 with low hours on it. He was bushogging with it and found that after about 3 hours the hydraulics stopped working. It is not a hydrostatic tractor. The next day it works fine...
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    Re: Best wrench brand I can afford?

    I just bought a set of Sunex impact sockets. Never heard of them before but tried them out. To me they seem pretty good. Anyone else ever used them?
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    Re: Rubbermaid Lawn cart wheels

    Tractor Supply also might have wheels that you can use
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    Re: Post hole auger stand

    I just drilled a hole about halfway down for my danuser phd (the thing is VERY heavy) and unhooked it and leave it there. When I want to use it I just back up to it and hook it back up. There must be...
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    Re: New Holland Tc30 Turn buckle

    Not trying to be difficult but ? levelling it in which direction? front to back, right to left? Is it attached to the right arm of the 3 pt hitch cranking it up and down or the one on top levelling...
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    Re: New Holland Tc30 Turn buckle

    are you talking about the top link? or maybe the turn buckles that control sway on the arms?
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    Re: New Holland Tc30 Turn buckle

    which turn buckle
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    Re: NH TC40DA starter

    I bought a reman from Messicks and it started twice then stopped working.
    They sent me another though without any problems. Been using it for 2 years now.
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    Re: Well repairs,,, OUCH!!

    I might have missed it but I have still not heard where the pump is placed in relationship between the static water level and the bottom of the well. If it can be dropped farther down it will allow...
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    Re: Well repairs,,, OUCH!!

    Don't know much about single phase drives. Just know they exist. I work with all 3 phase pump and fan motors in the HVAC industry. I wanted to experiment with 120v VFD on a fan at my house but the...
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    Re: Well repairs,,, OUCH!!

    http://www.tractorbynet.com/forums/rural-living/331119-well-pumps-variable-speed.html?highlight=
    Here is the drive discussion
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    Re: Well repairs,,, OUCH!!

    I know they have drives that run single phase motors. The well pump on a drive I read about on this forum. It was a discussion a few months ago. I was reading about it I wasn't the one telling about...
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    Re: Well repairs,,, OUCH!!

    VFDs are available for single phase motors now. In fact I have read here about VFD controlled well pumps. They apparently remove the pressure tank altogether.
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    Re: Well repairs,,, OUCH!!

    I think Dan makes a very good point that does not appear to have been addressed.
    What is the static level of the water and what is the depth of the well. Where is the pump installed in relationship...
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    Re: oil filter question

    Thank you Jim
    I guess I will go with a Wix
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    oil filter question

    I was going to pick up a Fram oil filter at tractor supply but then I wondered if some oil filters are better than others. Also, is there a different oil filter that should be used with synthetic...
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    Re: the all in one trailer?

    The Pequea T200 20' tilt trailer that I am looking at with 7k axles specs at 3800 so I guess 3200 is not really that heavy for a all in 1 fairly large trailer
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    Re: Modular Home Brands

    Second that
    And with excellent customer service
  72. Re: Orange is the new black. And SCUTS and CUTS are the new Jet Ski for retired Boome

    And if you run out of gas in it you will have to pay close to 30 bucks for a gas can that will spill more gas than it pours because it also has safety devices :D
    I am sick of being saved from myself...
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    Re: Din Rail Toggle Switch

    yes I had seen this but they wanted something like 65 bucks for it. It's a light switch and i couldn't bring myself to spend that for a light switch. I thought it should be easy to find a switch on a...
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    Re: Din Rail Toggle Switch

    ended up using a breaker
    thanks all
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    Re: Din Rail Toggle Switch

    The circuit breaker looks like my best choice so far. I will probably end up with that. I was just hoping for a slightly different look for my customer. I didn't think it would be so difficult to...
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    Din Rail Toggle Switch

    Not on tractor topic but everybody here works on all sorts of things so I hoped I could get direction.
    I am looking for a supplier for simple din rail mounted toggle or rocker switches for inside a...
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    Re: Hobart 210 mvp wire feed problem

    Thanks
    Looks like mine is knurled after all. I will try making the hole in the tip bigger. The tip cleaner sounds like a good idea to me. I thought maybe I could find .050 tips but I don' see any.
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    Re: Hobart 210 mvp wire feed problem

    Thanks again SA. Do I need a Hobart roller or will a Miller or lincoln interchange with it?
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    Re: Hobart 210 mvp wire feed problem

    Thanks
    I tried to drill a tip out but just broke the drill and got it stuck in the tip. Another tip gone:). I like your tip cleaner idea. I was certain that I was using a knurled groove but now I...
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    Hobart 210 mvp wire feed problem

    I have a Hobart 210 mvp and am having a wire feed problem. Using hardface .045 flux core. Using the larger groove on a 035/045 roller. Using plastic tip cover.
    Feeds and welds fine for a while then...
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    Re: Today's high school seniors.....ouch.

    1984, Brave New World, etc, etc. No news here. People who are able to think are a threat to the manipulation of society. The dumbing down of students is no accident. Let's not pretend to be...
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    Re: Cab or no Cab

    For me a cab in the woods is a problem. I will probably not get another one for the woods (and most of my property is woods). However, for pushing snow you can't beat it. I have torn off a door and...
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    Re: Man Lift ideas

    I really like this idea
  84. Re: Climate Control Air Compressor for Shop Use

    This sounds interesting to me. It sounds like George has a good handle on it. I would follow his suggestions. I know they are made for constant use so should last a long while.
  85. Re: Climate Control Air Compressor for Shop Use

    All the air compressors for use with HVAC controls that I encounter are 3 phase. is that what this is and will that be a problem for you?
    Apart from that it should work fine for you. Good luck.
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    Re: oil for NH td45d

    Thanks
    Looks like i will be using T6 Rotella
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    oil for NH td45d

    I was thinking of going with synthetic oil this time. What brand oil and filter should I go with? Any suggestions?
    TYPO tc45d sorry. Hope no confusion
  88. Re: Land Pride, Woods, Befco Grading Scraper

    Have had a LP 1572 for 4 years. love it. I think you will be happy with any of them. I chose LP because I had a dealer local to me. The others look about the same. Keep an eye on the replaceable...
  89. Re: New Holland TC45DA transmission problem

    I have a similar tractor but a 2003 model. When I first got it (not new) I shifted it from 2 to 4 wd forcefully and broke some gear that cost a lot to fix and bent the lever mechanism. As a result I...
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    Re: Having tradtor hauled.

    I guess how much it leaks and what it is leaking might play a part in that decision. Otherwise I like that idea too.
  91. Re: Any bets on which State will be the next doper State?

    I have no idea where it will be legalized next but I am pretty sure Saturday Night Live will seem funnier in those states. :cool2:
  92. Re: Forty years ago...could you envision yourself today?

    I'm 57. Still don't know what I am going to do when I grow up.
  93. Re: Was going to buy a used 4wd, but think a new 4025 2wd may be the way to go.

    What are your intended uses for this tractor? Always flat dry work?
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    Re: Grease Guns

    I think you will like it. Make sure you tighten all connections before you hit the button. I had 1 loose fitting and on my first zerk i ended up with a pile of grease all over me before I realized...
  95. Re: Really Struggling With A Front-End Snow Blade

    That's what I was thinking. Please let us know how it works if you get to it before me. The horse mat from TSC thickest is 3/4 in. I doubled it up because I had enough left over to do it. Might not...
  96. Re: Really Struggling With A Front-End Snow Blade

    Just got a new idea to add to my post (and my experimenting). Make the strips long enough to wrap around the cutting edge and tie them back to the blade on the back side with the same bolts that they...
  97. Re: Really Struggling With A Front-End Snow Blade

    I can tell you what I did and maybe parts of it will be something useful to you. I have read these ideas here in the past and am in progress of applying them. I have all gravel driveways/roads and...
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    Re: weld qa plate to bucket

    No i do not have the experience yet. Maybe i better hold off until i get more under my belt.
    Lincoln Electric Innershield NR-212 3/64 in. Self-Shielded Flux-Cored Welding Wire-ED026090 - The Home...
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    Re: weld qa plate to bucket

    I see they have a NR212 3/64 but I don't know what that is or where I would place it in the chart for heat/speed. Seems to calculate to about .040 is that a size? Would I just split it between .035...
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    Re: weld qa plate to bucket

    is that .45 only or does it come in different sizes?
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